Spitballing IoT Security

bzs at TheWorld.com bzs at TheWorld.com
Sat Oct 29 17:27:48 UTC 2016


On October 28, 2016 at 22:27 list at satchell.net (Stephen Satchell) wrote:
 > On 10/28/2016 10:14 PM, bzs at TheWorld.com wrote:
 > > Thus far the goal just seems to be mayhem.
 > 
 > Thus far, the goal on the part of the botnet opearators is to make
 > money.  The goal of the CUSTOMERS of the botnet operators?  Who knows?

You're speaking in general terms, right? We don't know much anything
about the perpetrators of these recent Krebs and Dyn attacks such as
whether there was any DDoS for hire involved.

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